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Civil War Photographs:
Abraham Lincoln

Execution of the Conspirators

Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-B8171-1287 DLC

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The investigation into the assassination of President Lincoln revealed a conspiracy which resulted in the execution of four individuals: Mrs. Surratt, Lewis Payne, David Herold, and George Atzerodt.

The conspirators after execution.
July 7, 1865.


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